PM Oli urges world community to visit Lumbini
Dipendra Adhikari, Hanoi, May 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli who is currently in an official visit of Viet Nam has urged the world community to visit Nepal. Addressing the UN Vesak Day-2019 programme organized by the Viet Nam government and National Viet Nam Buddhist Sangha here in Ha Nam Province of Viet Nam today, PM Oli said Nepal is the fountain of Buddhism therefore all Buddhist followers should visit Lumbini, the birth place of Buddha at least once in their life.
The three-day programme is being organized in Viet Nam under the slogan of ‘Buddhist approach to global leadership and shared responsibility for sustainable society.’ The inaugural session was addressed by founder President of ICDV and President of IABU, Prof Dr Phra Bramapundit and he highlighted the importance of the event as it was of international level to convey the message of peace and harmony in the society.
Similarly, Prime Minister of Viet Nam Nguyen Xuan Phuc said. It was an important effort of Viet Nam to prevail peace and harmony in the world. President of Myanmar Uwin Myint also highlighted the importance of Buddhist teaching. As well as its applicability in our day to day life.
Similarly, speaking in the programme as the key note speaker, Vice President of India Shri M. Venkai Naidu said that the world could achieve peace and sustainable society after implementing the Buddhist philosophy in practice. He argued that there would be no peace without deep devotion to humanity and fraternity. He highlighted the notion of pragya, nirvana and eternal peace following the middle path.
Similarly, Secretary–General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres had sent a message for the success of the programme. He wish for peace and sustainable society in the world which speak out in the programme.